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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Capital and Interest: A Critical History of Economic Theory 
Capital and Interest: A Critical History of Economic Theory, trans. William A. Smart (London: Macmillan, 1890).
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- Translator's Preface
- Introduction: the Problem of Interest
- Book I: The Development of the Problem
- Book I, Chapter I: The Opposition to Interest In Classical and Mediæval Times
- Book I, Chapter II: The Defence of Interest From the Sixteenth Till the Eighteenth Century
- Book I, Chapter III: Turgot's Fructification Theory
- Book I, Chapter IV: Adam Smith and the Development of the Problem
- Book I, Chapter V: The Colourless Theories
- Book II: The Productivity Theories
- Book Ii, Chapter I: The Productive Power of Capital
- Book Ii, Chapter II: The Naïve Productivity Theories
- Book Ii, Chapter III: The Indirect Productivity Theories
- Book III: The Use Theories
- Book Iii, Chapter I: The Use of Capital
- Book Iii, Chapter II: Historical Statement
- Book Iii, Chapter III: The Plan of Criticism
- Book Iii, Chapter IV: The Use of Capital According to the Say-hermann School
- Book Iii, Chapter V: The True Conception of the Use of Goods
- Book Iii, Chapter VI: Criticism of the Say-hermann Conceptions
- Book Iii, Chapter VII: The Independent Use: an Unproved Assumption
- Book Iii, Chapter VIII: The Independent Use: Its Untenable Conclusions
- Book Iii, Chapter IX: The Independent Use: Its Origin In Legal Fiction
- Book Iii, Chapter X: Menger's Conception of Use
- Book Iii, Chapter XI: Final Insufficiency of the Use Theory
- Book IV: The Abstinence Theory
- Book Iv, Chapter I: Senior's Statement of the Theory
- Book Iv, Chapter II: Criticism of Senior
- Book Iv, Chapter III: Bastiat's Statement
- Book V: The Labour Theories
- Book V, Chapter I: [the Labour Theories]
- The English Group
- The French Group
- The German Group
- Book VI: The Exploitation Theory
- Book Vi, Chapter I: Historical Survey
- Book Vi, Chapter II: Rodbertus
- Book Vi, Chapter III: Marx
- Book VII: Minor Systems
- Book Vii, Chapter I: The Eclectics
- Book Vii, Chapter II: The Later Fructification Theory